Prized prospect Jabari Parker of Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy, one of the most highly touted recruits in years, is headed to Duke
With a national TV audience watching, he announced his decision at a news conference Thursday at his high school.
Parker can’t sign his letter of intent until April 17, but he made his intentions clear with one highly anticipated oral commitment.
Michigan State and Florida, also made his top three, but he chose to play for Mike Krzyzewski for at least a season before making what many think will ultimately be a jump to the NBA.
“Coach K is one of the best coaches ever,” Parker said. “He’s Coach K, he’s the guru of all basketball.”